Nov. 19 Community News
Monday, November 19, 2018
Caregiver Day Out
A celebration for caregivers will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. on Monday at the Pitt County Council on Aging, 4551 County Home Road. November is National Caregiver Appreciation Month. Activities will include massages, music, games, prizes and snacks. Staff will be on hand to provide activities for family members as well. To register call Tamyra Jovel at 974-1837.
Tea Party Meeting
The Eastern North Carolina Tea Party will meet at 6 p.m. on Monday at The Mayflower Seafood Grille, 136 Davenport Farm Road, Winterville. The guest speaker will be Taylor Griffin, who is familiar with politics and a friend of the Tea Party movement. Griffin will review the Russian collusion scandal and explain why Special Counsel Robert Mueller was appointed and what his investigation hopes to achieve. For more information, contact Diane Rufino at email@example.com.
Senior Council Trip
The Farmville Senior Council will take a trip at 10:30 a.m. on Monday to Abram’s in Pinetops for lunch and will drive past the zoo in Macclesfield. The group will depart from the Farmville Community Center, 3886 S. Main St., Farmville. Cost will be the price of each individual’s own lunch. For a reservation or more information, call Cathy Holmes at 714-5930.
Musical Theater Night
Students from the Department of Music at Pitt Community College will present the first-ever Musical Theater Night at 7 p.m. on Monday at Temple Free Will Baptist Church, 130 W. Fire Tower Road, Winterville. Students will perform musical selections from shows like “Beauty and the Beast,” “South Pacific.” “The Music Man,” “Les Miserables,” and many others. The performance is free, but donations will be accepted.
Turkey Trot for Kids
The Sixth Annual Beau’s Buddies Turkey Trot for Kids will be held at 8 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 22, at the Hilton Greenville, 207 S.W. Greenville Blvd. The event is a 5K Run/Walk and a 1-Mile Fun Walk. Over 500 runners have already signed up to participate, and all of the proceeds raised go to local families battling cancer. Registration is open now. For more information about fees, the route and registration, visit https://runsignup.com/Race/NC/Greenville/BeausBuddiesTurkeyTrotforKids.
Free Thanksgiving dinner
Compassionate Faith Outreach Ministries, 2301 Dickinson Ave., will serve a free Thanksgiving dinner at noon on Thanksgiving day, Nov. 22, to the needy, homeless, all those without family and to anyone who just needs good fellowship. If possible, RSVP by Tuesday to 919-396-2788. RSVP is helpful, but not required.
Alumni of The Pitt County Training School/G.R. Whitfield School in Grimesland are invited to a celebration at 6 p.m. on Nov. 23 at the American Legion Post 39, 403 St. Andrews Drive. The event will celebrate 101 years of PCTS. For more information, contact Annie Barr Clemons at 702-1136 or Jill A. Ebron at 757-0274.
The Grifton Fire Department will be “Filling the Boot” for the Muscular Dystrophy Association on Friday at the stoplight intersection of South Highland Boulevard and Queen Street. Firefighters will hit the streets or storefronts with boots in hand asking pedestrians, motorist, customers and other passersby to make a donation. Funds raised will MDA research and life-enhancing programs. For more information visit mda.org.
Alumni of The Pitt County Training School/G.R. Whitfield School in Grimesland are invited to a celebration at 6 p.m. on Friday at the American Legion Post 39, 403 St. Andrews Drive. The event will celebrate 101 years of PCTS. For more information, contact Annie Barr Clemons at 702-1136 or Jill A. Ebron at 757-0274.
Blood donation center
The Eastern North Carolina Donation Center, 700 Cromwell Drive, will be open 6:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. today through Sunday and from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Monday. Blood donors are needed. Walk-ins welcome;…